Schedule an Appointment
Applicants applying for a visa in a group or a family of 15 people and above are requested to make an appointment 3 working days in advanced with the Finland Visa Application Centres. The appointment can be made via calling the application centre helpline number, through emails, or using the online appointment system. The Finland Visa Application Centre will not accept group applications without a prior appointment.
They may fill the online visa application form or use the paper form. Form filling assistance is also available at the Finland Visa Application Centers and our staffs will be happy to assist.
This page allows you to schedule or modify an appointment for applying for Finnish Visa at the Visa Application Centre of Finland in Beijing/Shanghai/Xi’an/Chongqing/Hangzhou/Guangzhou/Shenyang/Wuhan/Changsha/Chengdu/Jinan/Shenzhen/Fuzhou/Nanjing/Kunming.
Please be well aware of the location that you would like to submit your application.
You can also schedule an appointment for submitting documents at the Visa Application Centre through the Call Centre from Monday to Friday 08:00 – 15:00 (except Embassy/Consulate holidays):
Individual applications are also recommended to take an appointment for submission at the visa application centre to reduce your waiting time.
Note: One appointment is valid for one applicant only, the only exception is for children under 12 years of age who may submit their application together with their parent(s) appointment. In case you arrive in a group, kindly book the required number of appointments corresponding to the number of applicants. If the parents have appointments in different slots they can submit their applications as a family in the same slot together with their child.
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Please take into consideration, that all the data entered into the system should be correct. We recommend verifying the check-list of supporting documents in advance, and completing an online application form carefully, pasting the photograph and making copies of supplementary documents (e.g.: Parents’ consent for the child to travel and child’s birth certificate).In order to assist you in your application process, the Visa Application Centre also provides many value added services. Please click here for more details about these additional services.
Note: Cancellation request needs to be sent at least 3 (three) working days ahead of the scheduled appointment from the email ID which was registered in the appointment scheduling system.
Once the appointment has been cancelled, a notice will be sent by email to confirm that.
Cancel the Appointment: Please pay attention if you plan to cancel the appointment. After canceling you will be not able to use the same reference number again.
Visa applications should be submitted at the address below:
Beijing: East 101, Floor B1, Block C, Guanghua Lu SOHO II, No. 9 Guanghua Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China, 100020
Shanghai: 3/F, Jiushi Commercial Building, 213, Middle Sichuan Road, Huangpu District. (No matter with or without appointment, please kindly take token number on the 2nd Floor and submit visa application on the 3rd Floor)
Xi’an: Floor 3, Tongjian pavilion, no.4, Consulate district, Xi 'an Chanba Avenue, Chanba Ecological District, Xi 'an city, Shaanxi province
Chongqing: Room 6, 3F, Tower B, Reliance Center, No. 2 Xihu Zhi Road, Liangjiang New Area, Chongqing, China (401147)
Hangzhou: Room 702, Building A, Huarun Plaza, No. 1366 Qianjiang Road, JiangGan District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China (310000)
Guangzhou: Rm. 388, 3/F, Chengjian Mansion, No. 189, Tiyu Road (West), Tianhe District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China (510000)
Shenyang: No.3, Floor 4, Building A, Shenyang Fortune Plaza, No.61, Beizhan Road, Shenhe District, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, China (110000)
Wuhan: Room 2905-2906, Building F of Hanjie International Headquarters, NO. 171 of Zhongbei Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China (430000)
Changsha: No.5-6 Conference Room, 2/F, White Swan Hotel, No.258, Xiangfu Zhong Road, Tianxin District, Changsha City, Hunan Province, China (410000)
Chengdu: 3/F, Industrial Bank, No. 11, 4th Section of South Renmin Road, Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, 610041 China ( 610041)
Jinan: 8F, Qianfoshan Building (Foreign Visa Centre Jinan), No.15-1 Wenhua West Road, Lixia District, Jinan, Shandong, China(250011)
Shenzhen: Room 03, 26 Floor, Building A, Kingkey 100 Building, Luohu District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China (51800)
Fuzhou: Floor 4, Sanmu Mansion, No.93 Qunzhong Dong Road, Taijiang District, Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, China (350005)
Nanjing: 7/F, Bank of Beijing Building, No. 190, Hexi Avenue, Jianye District, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, 210019
Kunming: 1501D, Building A, Low Carbon Business Center, No. 12 Shibo Road, Kunming City, Yunnan Province 650000 China
Please click here for location maps
FAQ's for the Appointment Scheduling
Can I make an appointment for the document submission via phone or e-mail?
You can make an appointment via this webpage or Helpline.
I made an appointment for 10.10 a.m., but there is a queue at the entrance. How can I enter the visa centre on time?
Having an appointment you may approach the guard at the entrance. The guard has an appointment list for the day. The guard will let you enter the Visa Application Centre on time upon verifying your identity with the same passport or travel document that was earlier used to schedule an appointment.
Do I need to make an appointment to collect my passport?
No, you don’t need to schedule an appointment for collecting your passport.
What if I am not able to come on time of my scheduled appointment?
You have to reschedule your appointment or you can submit your application without an appointment.
I need to submit my application urgently tomorrow, but no appointment slots are available for that day. How can I make an appointment?
For groups and family application for 4 people and above it is mandatory to mark a prior appointment. If you are not in group you can also visit the visa application cenre without appointment however we suggest you take an appointment so that you don’t have to wait at the visa application centre for long.
Next week I am going to submit an application with a group of travelers. Do I need to enter the data of all applicants?
Yes, you have to enter the data of all the applicants into the system.